Parks Canada
yesterday at 21:19. Facebook
In honour of #NationalPuppyDay, we’re sure you’re planning a special walk with your favourite furry four-legged friend!

Each Parks Canada place protects a unique ecological or cultural environment, so be sure to check with the site for specific rules and restrictions for you and your beloved pup before you arrive to make the most of your visit! And be sure to always keep Fido on a leash at...
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Parks Canada
yesterday at 16:03. Facebook
Who's ready for the next #ParksChallenge?? This week, we challenge you to write a POEM! Take inspiration from the stunning Canadian landscapes most dear to you. You can participate from wherever you are, and don't forget to share what you come up with!
Parks Canada
yesterday at 13:00. Facebook
What better way to celebrate World Meteorological Day than planning a visit to a Dark Sky Preserve? NINE of our National Parks have this designation from The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada! Maybe you should add Grasslands National Park or Point Pelee National Park to your #Canada150 destination list!
Parks Canada
03/22/2017 at 19:49. Facebook
A big fat congratulations to everyone who completed our fat biking #ParksChallenge!! We've seen some of the best photos and videos yet, don't forget to share your photos with us for a chance to be featured.
Parks Canada
03/22/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
Canada has the longest coastline in the world, so it's no wonder Canadians love getting on the water! This #WorldWaterDay, learn more about what we do to protect our national marine conservation areas: [ Link ]

Photo taken in Gwaii Haanas - Islands of Beauty.
Parks Canada
03/21/2017 at 18:34. Facebook
This typewriter was the faithful friend of the famous poet Robert Service during his journey to the Yukon from 1905 to 1912. He wrote some of his most memorable works on this Bennett typewriter in a tiny cabin on Eighth Avenue in Dawson City.

Discover more interesting artefacts under our care by following #OurVaults on @PCarchaeology [ Link ]
Parks Canada
03/21/2017 at 17:53. Facebook
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Parks Canada
03/21/2017 at 17:10. Facebook
It's the #InternationalDayofForests! Did you know Parks Canada is working to restore the boreal forest in Cape Breton Highlands National Park? Find out how we plan to "Bring Back the Boreal": [ Link ] #video

Bring Back the Boreal: A Story About Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Parks Canada has started a four-year project with the Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources and other partners to restore the boreal forest in Cape Breton ...

Parks Canada
03/21/2017 at 00:15. Facebook
It's International Francophonie Day! Celebrate by planning the adventure of your dreams in the Gaspésie. We have your itinerary ready and everything! [ Link ] Tourisme Gaspésie Tourisme Québec

Photo taken in Forillon National Park, Parks Canada.
Parks Canada
03/20/2017 at 14:45. Facebook
Happy first day of spring, also known as the Spring Equinox! The weather is warming up, and we can't wait to see more and more of you visiting us. Don't forget, you can beat the crowds and visit us now! Experience the gorgeous springtime weather in our parks.

Photo taken in Jasper National Park.
Parks Canada
03/20/2017 at 00:42. Facebook
Hey Hockey Fans! #DYK: the NHL #StanleyCup is now designated a national historic event! This revered trophy now has its own #HSMBC (Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada) plaque, which was unveiled on March 17 in Ottawa.
Parks Canada
03/19/2017 at 18:05. Facebook
Majestic, breathtaking, awe-inspiring... Torngat Mountains National Park is all of the above! You can see for yourself what this park looks like from above: [ Link ]

It's #SubscriberSunday! Did you know we have a YouTube channel? The PC logo in the corner of all our videos is a subscribe button! Click it to keep up with our new videos.

Winter in the Torngat Mountains

Discover Torngat Mountains National Park in the winter; an aerial insight in to a magnificent land shaped by time and spirit. Cette vidéo est aussi disponibl...

Parks Canada
03/19/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
You still have time to try new things before winter ends! We challenge you to go #FatBiking for this week’s #ParksChallenge, and to share your photos and videos with us!

If you don’t know where to start, try these great trails: [ Link ]

It’s a fun way to rediscover your beloved trails, under a blanket of snow ❄
Yesterday was #WorldSleepDay!
When was the best sleep of your life? When camping of course, with the sounds of water and the rustling of the winds to lull you to sleep! Make sure to plan ahead and reserve your camping spots in advance if you plan on sleeping well this summer. And for the glampers out there, our oTentiks will offer you the same experience, in the utmost comfort. ⛺
Parks Canada
03/18/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Shake off the end of winter’s dullness by completing our weekly #ParksChallenge: FAT BIKING!

No snow near you? Mountain biking is great too, so long as you get outside and enjoy the last bits of crisp, cold weather! Share your pictures and videos with us for a chance to be featured on our accounts. Are you up for it?
Parks Canada
03/17/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Whether your trails are covered with snow or not, we dare you to fall in love with winter cycling! Complete our #ParksChallenge and go fat biking in our parks! Share your pictures and videos with us for a chance to be featured on our accounts.

Here are some great trails we recommend: [ Link ]
Parks Canada
03/17/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Happy Friday Follower Photo!!!
This gorgeous shot of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve comes to us from @mikeschmeee on Instagram, who captioned it: "Calm after the storm." Destination British Columbia

Every Friday, we randomly pick a photo sent to us by a follower and feature it on our wall. If you would like to submit a photo for consideration, simply send us a message with your photo and...
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Parks Canada
03/17/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Happy St. Patrick's Day!

To learn more about the immigration of the Irish people to Canada, we suggest you visit Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site in 2017! Immerse yourself in the moving story of the immigrants who passed through this former quarantine station between 1832 and 1937.

To celebrate #Canada150, we're featuring ALL of our 200+ places across our social...
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Grosse Île, where the past comes alive

You will be moved by the story of Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site, a witness to both human tragedy and exceptional dedication. Escap...

Winter has not had its last word and most of Canada is still covered in a blanket of snow! It’s the perfect weather to try something new and complete this week’s #ParksChallenge: FAT BIKING!!

Are you up for it? Don’t forget to share your pictures and videos with us using: #ParksChallenge!
Congratulations to those who completed our 2nd #ParksChallenge! Great job everyone!!!
Tune in tomorrow for our next #ParksChallenge. HINT: it involves wheels! Are you up for it???